Performing Arts

Performing Arts

The spotlight is on U!

Our Performing Arts programs offer a wide variety of ways to showcase student talent. We provide you with exceptional arts programming designed to help you evolve in your area of interest. You will have great opportunities to collaborate and learn from your peers as well.

Scholarship opportunities available! 

Theatre

All the world’s a stage.

Our theatre program gives you the opportunity to explore and expand your theatre talent. Students experience the satisfaction of collaborating and learning from one another as part of a production company.

You’ll get the chance to learn more about and participate in:

  • Acting
  • House and stage management
  • Design and construction (sets, costumes, props)
  • Other technical and production assignments

Students with theatre scholarships will participate in both the fall and spring productions held in Urbana University's Black Box Theatre. 

Sound interesting? Contact theatre@urbana.edu for more info.

Instrumental

Go ahead – toot your own horn.

Got passion, drive and desire for instrumental music and performance? Be a part of the Urbana University Royal Blues Band! 

As a Royal Blues Band member, you can look forward to performing at events including:

  • All home football and basketball games
  • Christmas On Campus
  • Spring Concert 
  • Commencement

Sound interesting? Contact music@urbana.edu for more info.

 

Alumni & Friends Event

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Join us for the 2016 Homecoming Football game as an honorary member of the Urbana University Royal Blues! Alumni and area high school students are especially invited to bring their instrument and join the 2016 band in the stands and on the field for a fun halftime experience. Music and details will be sent out in advance via email. This event is free and open to any musicians who’d like to join! 

Schedule (times are approximate)

9:00am Registration begins

9:30am Welcome

10:00am Mass Band Rehearsal

11:00am Campus Tour

11:30am Lunch break

12:30pm Band meets at stadium for pregame activities

1:00pm Kickoff

2:30pm Halftime performance

4:00pm Game ends 

Register Here

Vocal

Sing along with us!

In addition to participating the in ensemble, students can study vocal music privately.

The University Singers perform at various events in the community including:

  • Commencement 
  • Spring Awards Convocation
  • Christmas On Campus
  • Fall Concert
  • Spring Semester Performance (major choral work with orchestra/Broadway musical)

Sound interesting? Contact music@urbana.edu for more info.

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